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The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.

The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.
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Los Angeles, CA

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The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.

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English


Episodes

Ep 136 - When Artistic Choices Exclude Us

9/17/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about a few instances in which (through no fault of our own) we might find ourselves not involved in a project, leaving us with a feeling of rejection and more.

Duration:00:09:55

Ep 135 - So, You're a College student...

9/10/2018
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On this week's episode I share some thoughts regarding life as a college student. I also discuss a potentially beneficial way of how to look at higher education as it relates to adult life, the real world and more.

Duration:00:10:50

Ep 134 - Corporate & Wedding Gigs

9/3/2018
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On this week's episode I talk about Corporate/Wedding bands, my experience performing in them and I also chat about the potential career trap that they can represent.

Duration:00:13:41

Ep 133 - The One Thing

8/27/2018
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Ep 133 - The One Thing by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:12:17

Ep 132 - My Big Fear

8/20/2018
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On this week's episode I put my pride to one side and share with you, without any filter whatsoever, what my biggest fear is.

Duration:00:10:31

Ep 131 - Reward Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

8/13/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about the importance and the benefits of rewarding ourselves from time to time. It might be through buying ourselves a piece of gear, going to a concert or more; sometimes we just deserve it.

Duration:00:09:58

Ep 130 - True Friendships & Positive Influences

8/7/2018
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On this week's episode I talk about the importance of true friendships and how you can possibly identify them. I also discuss how these relationships, as well as positive influences, do not necessarily equal enabling or unconditional support.

Duration:00:09:58

Ep 129 - Step Into Your Comfort Zone

7/31/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about how growing from within and stepping back into our comfort zone can be extremely beneficial.

Duration:00:09:58

Ep 128 - Family!!

7/23/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about how having family come visit me has a deep impact in my life: pre-visit preparations, routines shifted and the dagger that is a farewell...

Duration:00:11:41

Ep 127 - INTERVIEW w/ Derek Frank (Bassist for Gwen Stefani)

7/16/2018
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On this week's episode I share with you all a conversation I had with one of the best bass players in LA: Derek Frank! I've known him for years and really enjoy his playing and what he's all about as a musician. He's worked with a ton of people but you can catch him right now in Las Vegas with the one and only Gwen Stefani. EXPLICIT!!

Duration:01:00:08

Ep 126 - Backline Situations

7/9/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about dealing with not so ideal backline situations and what we can do to make the best out of a potentially frustrating situation.

Duration:00:11:08

Ep 125 - Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind

7/2/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about the dynamic between touring, traveling and getting a big gig and staying relevant in the city where we live and scene which we worked hard to be a part of.

Duration:00:09:58

Ep 124 - Releasing Content

6/25/2018
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Ep 124 - Releasing Content by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:12:45

Ep 123 - Advice Advice

6/18/2018
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Ep 123 - Advice Advice by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:11:54

Ep 122 - Welcomed Failures

6/11/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about what I call "welcomed failures" which boils down to how sometimes when things don't happen for a reason.

Duration:00:11:39

Ep 121 - Decision Making & Accountability

6/4/2018
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On this week's episode I talk briefly about decision making & accountability, also known as indecision and freaking out!

Duration:00:11:05

Ep 120 - Note For Note

5/28/2018
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Ep 120 - Note For Note by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:11:35

Ep 119 - Are You Burned Out?

5/21/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about getting burned out, ways that it manifested in my life and more importantly I give a couple of tips on how to avoid it.

Duration:00:11:50

Ep 118 - Women In Music

5/14/2018
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On this week's episode I chat briefly about women in music and how the older i've gotten the more I respect and admire females in this field.

Duration:00:11:25

Ep 117 - Arena Shows

5/7/2018
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On this week's episode I talk briefly about what it's like to play in arenas, why I like it so much and also why I think some musicians don't like it too much.

Duration:00:14:32